ST. LOUIS – Southern Illinois University's Jonny Rigby has been named one of four recipients of a Missouri Valley Conference postgraduate scholarship, MVC Commissioner Doug Elgin announced Thursday, June 16.
SIU senior Jonny Rigby has been recognized as the 2016 ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award recipient in the Central Region, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Monday.
The Saluki men's and women's tennis teams finished the MVC Team Championships with several individual accolades, including All-Conference, All-Select, Freshman of the Year and Elite 18 honors.
The Saluki men's tennis team concluded the 2015-16 season and its run at the MVC Championships on Saturday with a 4-0 loss to Drake University. SIU wraps up the season with a 14-5 overall record.
The Saluki men's tennis team came away with a 5-0 sweep against Hartford in the opening round of the MVC Men's Tennis Championship, advancing the Salukis to Saturday's semifinals.